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Blueberry Banana Bread

Posted By Chef in Training On April 28, 2012 @ 5:01 am In bread,breakfast,fruit | 29 Comments

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Bananas are quite possibly my favorite fruit and have been since I can remember.  I could eat them by the bunch… not even joking.  In fact, according to my mom and my memory, at the age of 5, someone questioned my love for bananas…so what did I do?.. I ate the whole group of them (what do you call the group of bananas when they are hooked by the stems???) to prove them wrong… yep, all 6 or 7 bananas in one sitting.  I still could probably do that today :)

Not only are they delicious by themselves, but they are even more delicious when used in other foods!  Banana bread has been a staple in my home since I was born pretty much.  The smell of it cooking makes me want to sit in my kitchen until it goes away. Adding blueberries to banana bread… makes it even better!  I made this for breakfast a few Sunday’s ago and everyone enjoyed it!  It was seriously gone almost as quickly as it was taken out of the oven!

Blueberry Banana Bread

By Chef in Training Published: April 28, 2012

  • Yield: 1 loaf

Okay, fingers crossed, the site should be in full working order.  We have had to do a lot of maintenance the last few days but I …



  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, vegetable oil, egg, vanilla and mashed bananas until smooth. Add in flour mixture and stir until just combined and no streaks of flour remain. Fold in blueberries with a spoon or spatula, then pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for about 55-60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out with only a few moist crumbs attached.
  5. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.


    recipe from: Baking Bites

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